Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Re: RFC on Cloud Images: Make /tmp a tmpfs

Quoting Ben Howard (
> All,
> On the Ubuntu Cloud Images, we have a request to make /tmp a tmpfs. The
> rationale, from the bug:
> * Performance - much faster read/write access to data in /tmp
> * Security - sensitive data would be cleared from memory on boot,
> rather than written (leaked) to disk -- important for encryption
> scenarios

I generally prefer that as well

I wondered why were weren't doing that by default.

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